You can get from Cologne to Rome by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Rome on Sep 19 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||676 miles (1090 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$90 - $174|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $90 (€72) • 21 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $104 (€83) • 1 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 676 miles (1090 km) by bus, flight or train from Cologne to Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $90 (€72). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Cologne to Rome.
International travel from Cologne, Germany to Rome, Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/17/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip from Cologne to Rome.
The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 9/17/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Rome closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Rome: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Rome from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $90 (€72).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:
A bus is $14 (€11) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Rome costing on average $104 (€83).
A bus is $83 (€67) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cologne to Rome costing on average $174 (€138).
The fastest way to get to Rome from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.
Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 21 h.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 18 h 21 min.
The distance from Cologne to Rome is approximately 676 miles (1090 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Rome is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Rome from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Rome:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Rome with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.
When planning your trip from Cologne to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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